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Sean F. Rommel

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Email:  srommel@wylyrommel.com | Phone:  903-334-8646

Sean F. Rommel, a co-founding member of the firm, focuses primarily on complex federal litigation and is admitted to practice in all courts in Texas and Arkansas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Mr. Rommel graduated with honors from the University of Miami in 1991 and received his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law with high honors in 1994.  Mr. Rommel served as Law Clerk for the Hon. David Folsom, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas (1998 - 1999).  He is the author of "The Arkansas Obscenity Doctrine: It's Establishment and Evolution," Ark. Law Review, 1994.  He is a member of the Arkansas, Texas, Texarkana, and American Bar Associations, as well as the Bar Association for the Eastern District of Texas.  Mr. Rommel also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps from 1994 - 1998.  Mr. Rommel was named in -“Texas Rising Stars” for the years 2004 - 2009 by Texas Monthly magazine.

Mr. Rommel has been involved with several complex commercial disputes, patent cases, and class action matters on both sides of the docket.  These cases include:

  • Boyd Bryant, et al. v. General Motors Corporation, Circuit Court of Miller County, Arkansas (certified nationwide class action)
  • Sendo, et al. v. Microsoft, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • Mobility Electronics, Inc., v. Formosa Electronics Industries, Inc., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division (patent)
  • Polycom v. Codian, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division (patent)
  • Katz v. AEP Co, Inc., et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division (patent)
  • Antor Media Corp., v. Samsung Telecommunications, LLP, et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division (patent)
  • Smajlaj v. Brocade Communications, et al., United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division (class action)
  • Ohio Casualty v. Union Pacific Company, United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Texarkana Division
  • Bradford et al. v. Union Pacific Railroad Company, United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Texarkana Division (class action)
  • Vickers et al., v. Union Pacific Company, Circuit Court of Lafayette County, Arkansas (class action)
  • Whitehead et al., v. The Nautilus Group, Inc. et al., Circuit Court of Miller County, Arkansas; (class action)
  • Ohio Cas. Ins. Co. v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., 469 F.3d 1158 (8th Cir. 2006).

His patent litigation experience specifically includes the following cases:

  • Mobility Electronics, Inc., v. Formosa Electronics Industries, Inc., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • Polycom v. Codian, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division
  • Codian v. Polycom, United State District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Texarkana Division
  • Katz v. AEP Co, Inc., et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • Antor Media Corp., v. Samsung Telecommunications, LLP, et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • Universal Merchandisers, Inc. v. Nashem Company, LTD, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Western Division
  • Cushion Technologies, LLC, v. American Sporting Goods Corp., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division
  • Leon Stambler v. JP Morgan Chase & Co., et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division
  • 911EP, Inc. v. Emergency Technology, Inc., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division
  • Antor Media Corp. v. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • Stormedia Texas, LLC v. Compusa, Inc., et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division
  • Mobility Electronics, Inc. v. Comarco, Inc., et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • Mobility Electronics, Inc. v. American Power Conversion Corp., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • McNaughton v. Hurricane, et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division
  • Advanced Technology Incubator, Inc. v. Sharp Corporation, et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division
  • Simson Garfinkel v. Decru, Inc., et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • Datatern, Inc. v. Bank of American Corp., et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division
  • Kawasaki v. Bombardier, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division

Mr. Rommel was born in Russellville, Arkansas, on September 19, 1969.  He is married to Jameson Joyce Rommel, and they have two sons, Carson and Alec.

Education:

  • University of Arkansas, J.D., high honors, 1994
  • University of Miami, B.S., high honors, 1991

Admitted:

  • Arkansas, 1994
  • Texas, 1999

Biography:

Born:  Russellville, Arkansas, September 19, 1969